Ask a Survivor

Ask a Survivor

Recommended Year Levels: Years 9 – 12

In this interactive experience, you will have the opportunity to ask Holocaust survivors one of 18 commonly posed questions. These questions were curated by the education team and based on thousands of student interactions with our survivors at the JHC.

The views expressed in these videos are those of the survivors.

Best viewed on a tablet or computer.
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Meet our featured survivors


Sarah was born in Poland in 1926. She hid as soon as deportations to Auschwitz began and survived by pretending to be Christian.


Tuvia and his family were sent into the Lodz Ghetto after the German invasion. Upon arrival at Auschwitz, Tuvia survived the ‘selection.’


Fryda was 15 at the outbreak of war. New laws were immediately introduced in Sosnowiec and life changed completely for the Jewish inhabitants.


Paul was very young when Germany invaded France. He was hidden throughout the war and after many close encounters with Nazis, he survived.

Resources for Teachers & Students

For each virtual resource, the JHC Education team has written suggested learning activities and worksheets for students to complete. In addition, teachers will find a specific guide with recommendations on some possible ways to use these resources in the classroom.

To view the free resources, please click the button below to complete your registration form and receive a password. All resources are only available via registration.
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Virtual Workshops

Our Virtual Workshops are custom built and based on the specific needs of the teacher and their students.
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JHC child safety commitment

All children visiting or engaging with the JHC have a right to feel and be safe, respected, valued and protected from harm.

The JHC is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of all children at our museum. Our museum deals with difficult themes and material. We create and maintain a child safe environment as the welfare of children is our priority.